Walgreens, Express and Target are paving the way in serving mobile and social experiences that boost sales and innovate within the commerce field.
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Mobile application shopkick has doubled its users in the past year to a whopping 15 million, partially due to the shopping companion’s wide-scale deployment of beacons in major retail stores, which focus on offering consumers rewards rather than banal product information.
RetailMeNot has launched its Apple Watch application to better suit customers’ needs while shopping in stores, furthering the bridge between mobile and bricks-and-mortar commerce.
This upcoming holiday season mobile will be at the forefront of commerce, and retailers will be leveraging its capabilities to boost sales through further personalization based on consumer data and securing greater omnichannel integration.
The fourth installment in an exclusive series, this publication is reporting on quarterly mobile site performance as monitored by Catchpoint Systems, New York. Find out in this installment how leading brands in the retail, banking and travel sectors fared.
Pinterest is moving further into the retail landscape with a new feature for its iOS application that allows users to search for buyable pins, competing with major mobile commerce apps such as Amazon and Etsy.
Discount mobile application ShopSavvy has created a personal shopping experience on social media providing immediate discount comparisons, showcasing how social media and mobile can create personal experiences that provide solutions to real consumer needs.
Consumer spend is increasingly shifting toward mobile as 35 percent of millennials claim they currently make purchases on their smartphones, according to a report from Social Lens Research.
While it is still early days for Apple Watch applications, flash sales retailer Rue La La reports increased engagement with its smartphone app as a result of the watch, promising news for the numerous merchants who quickly jumped onboard with smartwatch offerings.
New research from Deloitte reveals that 27 percent of consumers are interested in home delivery for recurring purchases ordered through digital platforms, but few are actively exercising these features.